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04/6/18 WindSync

Buckley Hall
Friday, Apr 6, 2018 at 8:00 PM (ET)

The quintet is internationally recognized for dramatic and engaging interpretations of classical music. The young, adventurous group plays exclusively from memory, including elements of staging and choreography, and focuses on building a connection with audiences through dynamic concert programming and charismatic stage presence. WindSync is the Gold Medalist in the National Fischoff Chamber Music Competition and winner of the Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh International Competition.

“Revolutionary chamber musicians” — Houston Chronicle

WindSync's 2017 concert program, Voyager, explores Earth, space and our place in the universe. The program features original arrangements from the Voyager Golden Record, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2017. The quintet also performs Miguel Del Aguila's Quintet for Winds No. 2 and arrangements of classic repertoire inspired by our solar system.

Program Selections:
Offenbach: Overture to Le Voyage Dans la Lune (A Trip to the Moon)***

Buxtehude: Passacaglia in D minor, BuxWV 161***

Del Aguila: Quintet for Winds No. 2
I. Back in Time
II. In Heaven
III. Under the Earth
IV. Far Away

- Intermission -

Holst: Selections from The Planets

Voyager Golden Record Suite***
Holborne: The Faerie Round
Mozart: “Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen” from The Magic Flute
Traditional: Tsuru No Sugomori
Stravinsky: Sacrificial Dance from The Rite of Spring
Berry: “Johnny B. Goode”
J.S. Bach: Fugue No. 1 in C Major BWV 870
Barcelata: “El Cascabel”

Program subject to change.

4/06/18 masterclass at 4 PM in Buckley. Free and open to the public.


Amherst College Concert Office
P. O. Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Box Office Telephone: 413.542.2195
Email: concert (at) amherst (dot) edu

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General Public: $28
Senior Citizens (65+) and Amherst College Employees: $22
Students, with valid ID: $12

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